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The History of Armenia: From the Origins to the Present (Palgrave Essential Histories)

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Publisher Comments:

There is a great deal of interest in the history of Armenia since its renewed independence in the 1990s and the ongoing debate about the genocide--an interest that informs the strong desire of a new generation of Armenian Americans to learn more about their heritage and has led to greater solidarity in the community. By integrating themes such as war, geopolitics, and great leaders with the less familiar cultural themes and personal stories, this book will appeal to general readers and travellers interested in the region.

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A timely and concise overview of Armenian history

Synopsis:

A timely and concise overview of Armenian history

About the Author

Simon Payaslian is Charles K. and Elizabeth M. Kenosian Professor of Modern Armenian History and Literature at Boston University

Table of Contents

PART I: Origins and Formation * Dynasties and the Geopolitics of Empire: The Ervanduni and the Artashesian Dynasties * Culture, Language, and Wars of Religion: Kings, Marzpans, Ostikans * PART II: Transformation and Transplantation * The Bagratuni Kingdom and Disintegration * The Kilikian Kingdom, the Crusades, and the Invasions from the East * PART III: Sultans, Tsars, and Tyrants * Armenia under Ottoman and Russian Rule * The Armenian Genocide * PART IV: Perils of Modernization and Globalization * The Republic of Armenia: The First Republic * The Leninist-Stalinist Legacy: Seventy Years of Soviet Rule * Independence and Democracy: The Second Republic

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403974679
Author:
Payaslian, Simon
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
History
Subject:
Eastern Europe - General
Subject:
Europe - Former Soviet Republics
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Former Soviet republics
Subject:
Armenia History.
Subject:
Armenians -- History.
Subject:
Russia-Post Soviet Republics
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories
Publication Date:
20071226
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.28 x 6.33 x 0.775 in

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